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Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee bus

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Fort Lauderdale - Tallahassee Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 13 intercity buses per day from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee. Traveling by bus from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee usually takes around 9 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest RedCoach Business bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance390 mi (628 km)
Shortest duration8h 25m
Cheapest price$60.46
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceRedCoach Business
Bus lines5

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Dylan

November 10, 2023- Visiting friends

RedCoach Business

Pros: Comfy and cool temperatures. Cons: Complementary snacks and drinks. Tips: Bring a jacket.

5.0

Sarah

January 4, 2020- Business

Greyhound

Pros: The ease of service and location of stations. Cons: Pass a vacuum through the rows or remind customers to pick up their trash as they leave. Tips: Bring a jacket, the bus can get very cold.

5.0

Jacqueline

November 27, 2019- Visiting family

RedCoach Business

Pros: Pleasant and respectful. No problems but check to ensure there is hand sanitizer in the bath. Also, a trash bin near the front of bus. Oh cup holder next to seats. That would be great.... Thanks a million I made it safely to spend time with my son. Cons: Cup holders & trash bin near front... Tips: Keep feet out of isle..that would help. I don't need to tap on your...happy feet to get to bathroom. Happy holidays!

How much is a bus ticket from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee?

$74.89 is the average price of a bus ticket from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee. Any tickets cheaper than $74.89 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

$144$96$48JunJun

Bus tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee are expected to cost between $76 and $136 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Tallahassee within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $107. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

$137$110$82$55$27JASONDJFMAMJ
If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee, mark your calendar for October. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $92. However, taking the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee during July is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $109. The best way to find deals on a trip in July is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

$172$137$103$69$343020100

To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 16 days in advance to save up to $62.50.

What bus companies travel from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee?

There are 5 bus lines from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 6 daily trips, RedCoach Business usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US213h 41m$119.04
Greyhound211h 35m$95.98
RedCoach Business69h 6m$136.59
RedCoach Economy38h 45m$97.55
RedCoach First Class28h 56m$134.37
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee every day, with the average journey taking around 11 hours and 35 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Tallahassee usually start from $62.

  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach Business service features 18 inch wide seats, foot rests and 2 checked bags. For journeys from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee, Red Coach’s schedule offers 6 bus trips every day with prices starting from $60.
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. For journeys from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee, Red Coach’s schedule offers 3 bus trips every day with prices starting from $77.
  • Red Coach is an American bus company headquartered in Orlando, FL and one of the most prominent ground travel providers in the United States. Red Coach buses are some of the best in the industry, featuring large reclining seats, extra legroom, flat screen TVs, as well as free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. Red Coach First Class is one of the most luxurious way to travel featuring 21 inch wide seats that recline up to 140 degrees, footrests and 2 included checked bags. For journeys from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee, Red Coach’s schedule offers 2 bus trips every day with prices starting from $103.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 628 kilometers from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 25 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Because many passengers travel from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 7:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Fort Lauderdale to Tallahassee every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 12 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Fort Lauderdale

Nicknamed the Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale offers vast stretches of white sand beaches at affordable prices, allowing the average traveler to enjoy fun under the sun with ease. Fort Lauderdale Beach is the premier destination for beach-goers and nature lovers, and it is noticeably less chaotic than its counterpart at Miami Beach, making it a perfect spot for a quiet and leisurely getaway. Another alternative is the nearby Las Olas Beach, which features clean and refreshing water. Nature lovers can also take an airboat tour to the famous Everglades and get up close to the alligators.

For shopping fans, Sawgrass Mills, a famous shopping outlet with 250 stores, will be a top choice. Don’t forget to take the time for a stroll around the Riverwalk Arts and Entertainment District and enjoy the setting sun as the day comes to a close.

The Fort Lauderdale Amtrak station is the main train station in the city, offering quick access to other cities in the state of Florida. In the center of town, not too far from the train station, you can find the Greyhound station which is the busiest bus travel hub in Fort Lauderdale. The principal airport in the area is the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport which, as its name suggests, is located right in between the two neighboring cities. However, it's also easy to get from Fort Lauderdale to the Miami Airport for more flight options.

Tallahassee

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State capital since 1824, Tallahassee abounds in southern charm despite its northern location within Florida. Much of this sense of open friendliness has been created by careful town planning that sees wide boulevards and public spaces dotted with shade- and color-providing trees.

A student population of more than 70,000 makes Tallahassee one of northern Florida's most inclusive and exciting cities to visit.

A plethora of nationally-important collections includes the Museum of Florida History and the Tallahassee Automobile Museum. At the same time, Railroad Square Art District is an area brimming with small independent stores and working artists' studios.

Head just a short distance south and you're soon in the wilds of the 1,000-square-mile Apalachicola National Forest and the pristine coastline of Apalachee Bay.

As the largest city in the Florida Big Bend and Panhandle regions, Tallahassee boasts many public transportation options. Popular bus routes include from and to Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fort Lauderdale?

Main departure station: Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

Buses to Tallahassee leave from 4 stations in Fort Lauderdale.

All bus stations in Fort Lauderdale:

  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

  • Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 299 NW 22nd Ave

  • Broward Blvd Park & Ride - 216 NW 22nd Ave

  • Ft Lauderdale Intl Airport - 320 Terminal Drive

Where does the bus arrive in Tallahassee?

Main arrival station: 329 Marriott Dr

Buses arrive in Tallahassee at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Tallahassee:

  • 329 Marriott Dr

  • 1021 St Augustine St

  • 112 W Tennessee St

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